Agent: Conrad Williams
Grace is a British screenwriter and actress living in London. She has been acting professionally in theatre, film and television since age nine. Grace was Head Girl at North London Collegiate School, before moving to the US to major in Ancient Greek at Princeton University. Whist at Princeton she also took courses in screenwriting and directing and taught herself editing.
As a screenwriter, Grace was mentored by Peter Ansorge (former Head of Drama at Channel 4) at the National Film and Television School (NFTS) where she crafted the idea for her first series, NAIAD (8 x 1 hour drama). It has been optioned by Silver Reel Productions (The Wife, Breathe, Churchill, The Railway Man). Grace is working with the CEO of Silver Reel, Claudia Bluemhuber to develop the series.
Grace’s second TV series, JOMO (8 x 1/2-hour dramedy), has been optioned by West Road Pictures (All3Media). West Road is helmed by former Executive Producer at Company Pictures (Skins, Blood, Lewis), Jonathan Fisher, and Head of Development, Ellie Birnie.
Grace’s acting credits include originating the role of Fredrika in Sir Trevor Nunn’s Olivier and Tony award-nominated revival of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC. She has also appeared in Daisy Goodwin’s VICTORIA (ITV Studios/PBS), CASUALTY (BBC), and Stephen Merchant/Dwayne Johnson’s FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY (MGM/Film4). Recently, Grace was nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the British Independent Film Festival for her performance in Ottilie Wilford’s JEWELS.
Grace’s first screenplay, CELIA was a finalist at the TMC London Film Festival, the TTP screenplay contest and the New York Screenplay Contest. It also advanced to the final round of the Sundance Screenwriters Lab.
Grace often writes on the Gower Peninsular in Wales. While there she enjoys nothing more than hiking, reading, cooking, playing the harp and a competitive round of Boggle.